Use After Free Affecting electron package, versions <15.5.4 >=16.0.0 <16.2.6 >=17.0.0 <17.4.3



    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.09% (39th percentile)
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8.8 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-2807804
  • published 15 May 2022
  • disclosed 4 May 2022
  • credit Jeonghoon Shin

How to fix?

Upgrade electron to version 15.5.4, 16.2.6, 17.4.3 or higher.


electron is a framework which lets you write cross-platform desktop applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Use After Free in Angle, when pausing XFB then deleting a buffer.